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Quiet will be playable in Metal Gear Online


More DLC scheduled for March
Jan 30
 
Boy, Metal Gear Online. I sure forget about that in a hurry. Those of you who have stuck with The Phantom Pain's multiplayer suite and plan to continue doing so might be pleased to know that more content is coming in March 20...




Metal Gear Solid V, a Hideo Kojima game, ships over six million


Props to Kojima
Jan 29
 
Hideo Kojima's Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain has shipped over six million copies, the company who formerly employed Kojima announced. This comes by way of their fiscal quarter report, which specifically boast...




$32 Metal Gear Solid V Steam copies added to GMG Winter Sale


You too can shower while others watch
Dec 29
 
Today Green Man Gaming added a few titles to its "Best of 2015" deal roundup (a sale within its Winter Sale; inception!). Some titles like Crookz – The Big Heist are cheaper on Steam, but a number of the games are hitti...




Konami gives Hideo Kojima an entire hour of outdoor time (Fauxclusive)


To celebrate his Game Awards win
Dec 04
 
Saying it's not the monster the media has made it out to be, Konami confirmed today it let Hideo Kojima out of his cell for one whole hour as a reward for his win at The Game Awards. Kojima and his team took home the award fo...




Konami grounded Hideo Kojima from The Game Awards


Barred from accepting awards tonight
Dec 03
 
At tonight's The Game Awards in Los Angeles, Kiefer Sutherland accepted an award on behalf of Hideo Kojima (Metal Gear Solid V won Best Action/Adventure Game), who was not present. Speaking after the award's presentation, The...




Metal Gear Solid V, GTA V win big at the PlayStation Awards 2015


V has come to...the top sales bracket
Dec 03
 
The Game Awards may be coming up soon, but another awards show made minor waves just a few hours ago: Sony's PlayStation Awards, the yearly event hosted by Sony Computer Entertainment Japan and Asia to give a pat on the back ...




Metal Gear Solid V is half off on the EU PlayStation Store


Just like Snake's arm
Dec 01
 
Putting the US PlayStation Phantom Pain price of $45 (25%) to shame, the European PlayStation Blog just kicked off its 12 Deals of Christmas and day one of deals is half off Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain on either PS3 ...




Not everyone is giving peace a chance in Metal Gear Solid V's race to disarmament


Oh, Xboners
Nov 30
 
Konami is keeping us updated following its call to disarm all nuclear weapons on Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. As at November 29, Xbox 360 is leading the charge with just 35 nukes remaining, with big brother Xbox One ...




Consoles lead Metal Gear Solid V's race to nuclear disarmament


Peace Day comes to PC last
Nov 29
 
In case you missed it, the Metal Gear series has always had a pretty strong anti-nuclear message, and it's never been more literal than in Metal Gear Solid V, the multiplayer "FOB" component of which allows players ...




Raiden joins Metal Gear Solid V as the Skulls come home to roost


Raiden suit costume
Nov 17
 
The Gray Fox outfit in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is pretty dope, though it's a challenge to get me out of my sexy Black Ocelot. But maybe for FOB missions, wherein I will sacrifice style for results. A recent Fami...




Wear a cat on your head in Metal Gear Online


He's helping!
Nov 11
 
Well, damn. Now I regret spending those Mother Base coins on that sweet crocodile hat. If you haven't checked in with Metal Gear Online in a while, this headgear might be just the nudge you need. It's a cat named Ricky that you can place on your head. That'll be 300 MB Coins, thanks.




Konami confirms closure of US-based Metal Gear Online studio


Promises to continue Metal Gear support
Nov 04
 
Konami has confirmed yesterday's reports that it closed Konami LA, the studio responsible for the Metal Gear Online portion of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. The Los Angeles studio, formerly Kojima Productions LA befor...




Metal Gear Solid V is $40 as Amazon's daily Gold Box deal


On PS4 and Xbox One
Nov 02
 
It seems like you can't throw a proverbial rock on the Internet without hitting some games site talking about Mother Bases and D-Walkers and kidnapping via weather balloon. That's all Metal Gear Solid V speak and there's...




Konami touts new Metal Gear Solid V: Phantom Pain DLC, gives us no details


Um, what
Oct 22
 
[Update: Yep, it was the DLC that already was announced. Apparently Microsoft pulled the trigger early on the add-ons.] Konami just sent over the weirdest press release, presumably to get more people to spend money on Metal G...




Good god this Metal Gear Solid V cosplay is great


A real dog
Oct 22
 
Although I don't post many cosplay updates, I'm a big proponent of the craft. I love going to conventions and seeing people play their favorite characters, as the community seems to really, truly enjoy it. The enthusiasm is i...




Sleuths find signs of more missing missions in Metal Gear Solid V


The Phantom Game
Oct 19
 
Which works better? "The Phantom Game," wherein all of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain has a phantom writhing in its codes, a Ghost in the Machine, and also "game" and "pain" are like almost near rhymes; or, the much mor...




Metal Gear Solid V's opening day beats Jurassic World, Avengers combined


$179 million day-one dollars
Oct 14
 
The two movies that made the most opening day money in 2015 (Avengers: Boring Subtitle and Jurassic World, respectively) actually sit at numbers two and three for top-grossing opening day all-time, only beat out by Harry Pott...




Metal Gear Online apologizes for stability woes with bonuses


3,000 GP and an XP boost extension
Oct 13
 
For once, I didn't button-mash my way through the startup notices in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. There's an apology from Konami over the recent stability issues in the game's multiplayer component, Metal Gear Online...




Metal Gear Solid V adds $0.99 horse armor, human outfits


Do it (defecate)
Oct 06
 
Compared to what Konami is doing with microtransactions surrounding forward operating bases (FOBs) in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, this batch of cosmetic DLC is tame. These outfits are $0.99 a piece and are currently...




Metal Gear Online PS4 release trolled by ancient PSN update procedures


Par for the course
Oct 06
 
One of the chief problems I have with the PS4 is the way the storefront (and subsequently, the release of most games) works. Not only has the latest patch mucked up the UI for the PS Store to include more clicks to get what y...




You can now buy 'base insurance' in MGS V


Yep, it'll cost real money
Oct 06
 
Forward Operating Bases in Metal Gear Solid V are centers of operation you can set up around the world. These bases can be acquired using in-game premium currency, but it takes an awful lot of it to do anything. Realistically...




Metal Gear Online starts tonight (if we're lucky)


I'd expect problems
Oct 05
 
Konami plans to launch Metal Gear Online on consoles at 12:00am Pacific on October 6, 2015. You staying up? Know that there will probably be issues, and that it's operating on a "rolling timeline window." In other words, laun...




Konami files trademark for 'Big Boss' pachinko machine


Kept you gamblin' huh?
Oct 05
 
Oh hey it's another pachinko story today! Following the recent claims that Konami is moving further away from traditional games development, and is instead focusing on pachinko and mobile markets, they have filed a new tradem...




New Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain save-killing bug affecting PS4 users


If you use multiple SEN accounts
Sep 30
 
Given that no one reads the overbearing startup messages for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, let me point out a worthwhile one. Konami has identified "cases" of a new progress-killing bug affecting PlayStation 4 users. ...




Phantom Pain Hardcore mod ups Metal Gear Solid's difficulty


Big Boss Extreme
Sep 28
 
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is real accommodating. That's not to say there aren't bouts of frustrating mission failures and humiliating chicken hat offers, but all things considered (even without the time-slowing Reflex mode), it is way more forgiving than past Metal Gear and other stealth games. Almost too easy. This TTP Hardcore Mod does the following:




Konami rep: 'We're still definitely working on console games'


'Not leaving Metal Gear behind'
Sep 23
 
A Konami representative has rubbished reports that the developer/publisher has ceased making video games for consoles. Although the company has not officially responded to the speculation, a Konami rep responded to a red...




So, let's talk about Metal Gear Solid V's ending


Did you...like it?
Sep 18
 
Enough time has passed, to the point where we can safely talk about the ending to Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. As a common sense sort of reminder, this post below will contain spoilers. The comments will contain spoilers. This is a spoiler-heavy post about spoilers. Spoilers.




First hands-on with Metal Gear Online had us going back for more


Getting shot up trying to stealth
Sep 17
 
While Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain isn't an insignificant time sucker as is, it did launch missing its competitive online multiplayer component, Metal Gear Online, which was delayed until October 6 on consoles and January 2016 on PC. Brett and I got our hands on the thing at Tokyo Game Show and immediately ran back in line for a second go like giddy schoolchildren.




Metal Gear Online TGS footage breaks down modes, characters, classes


Playing as Ocelot explained
Sep 17
 
Konami's website has added the new Metal Gear Online gameplay debuted at Tokyo Game Show. There's even a breakdown of the things that Brett and I didn't understand in our earlier hands-on preview, like the Bounty Hunter mode...




The first five very important, informative seconds of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain


And someday you feed on a tree frog
Sep 15
 
Before the tactical espionage begins, certain "important announcements" must be ignored...




God, I love these stupid The Phantom Pain tricks


Russian soldiers hate them!
Sep 13
 
So, Chris Carter already provided a handy list of quick tips alongside his review of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. These are essential, life saving tips that will let you complete missions easier and build the le...




Modding Ocelot into Quiet's scenes in Metal Gear Solid V is hilarious


Love blooms on the battlefield
Sep 11
 
Minor spoilers but not really. So, Quiet is in Metal Gear Solid V, just like the cutscenes and footage from two years ago foretold. As it turns out, modding in Ocelot to take the place of her character model produces some amazing results, which you can see below. This is why people fight for PC gaming.




When Metal Gear Solid V acknowledges, but doesn't accept your ingenuity


Spoilers for a Phantom Pain boss fight
Sep 10
 
Did you know the iDroid had a speaker? You can broadcast any of your cassettes aloud by turning the speaker on. Did you pick up the cassette of a guy shitting his asshole out? Yesterday I learned that if you play that boiste...




Konami offers help for game-breaking Metal Gear Solid V bug, working on a fix


Missions 29 and 42
Sep 10
 
If you consider vague descriptions of a character that was shown in trailers two years ago to be a spoiler for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, you should probably stay out of here. For everyone else who wants updates on a game-breaking bug, come right in!




Phantom Pain moves 411,000 units in Japan, just shy of Metal Gear Solid 4


Still, pretty good
Sep 09
 
Has Metal Gear Solid V really been in our lives for only a week? 4Gamer's report of Media Create sales figures show The Phantom Pain selling 411,000 its first week in Japan. This is made up of PS4 sales (293,600) and PS3 sale...




Avoid this save-corrupting bug in The Phantom Pain


Watch out on mission 29 and 42
Sep 08
 
Konami is warning Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain players about a bug that may corrupt their save file. To avoid it, do not select Quiet as your buddy for mission 29 or 42. That's it. The issue is "known to be present" o...




You can import your own tunes into Metal Gear Solid V on PC


With hilarious results
Sep 07
 
Man, when publishers aren't screwing up PC ports left and right, the platform absolutely kills it. The core reason, beyond years of support through dedicated fanbases, is chiefly mod support. While Metal Gear Solid V is...




Who is your favorite Metal Gear Solid V buddy?


I'm still stuck on D-Horse
Sep 07
 
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain has been out for nearly a week, and although I won't directly discuss spoilers here, it's safe to say that the comments might be down for that conversation -- you've been warned!...




So Quiet can put some clothes on in Metal Gear Solid V...eventually


A couple of costume unlocks
Sep 07
 
I'm not long into having Quiet as an available buddy in The Phantom Pain (this was announced like a year before the game came out, spoiler warning my ass), but her costume development tree in as far as I see it is: 1) covered...




Metal Gear Solid V sells three times more copies on PS4 than Xbox One


Guess which version I have it on
Sep 07
 
[Update: To clarify, the GfK Chart reports purely on UK sales. This may not be representative of global sales.] Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain has sold three times as many copies on PS4 than it has on Xbox One...




Killing Floor 2 hits the $15 mark, plus a $190 refurb Wii U


Long weekend, fill it with games
Sep 05
 
Its free weekend for Killing Floor 2 on Steam, and just yesterday Steam Store launched a 33% discount on Killing Floor 2, cutting the price to $19.99. The deal is now matched at many third party retailers, including GMG which...




Welp, there's a real easy way to deal with Quiet in Metal Gear Solid V


Call in reinforcements
Sep 04
 
Spoilers? I don't know. Other than, "you encounter Quiet at some point." Everything's a spoiler these days. Anyways, I think I've written enough you won't accidentally read something you don't want to on the front page. I am ...




Konami is having issues with Metal Gear Solid V on Xbox platforms


The Xbox One switched wallets
Sep 04
 
As most of you are aware of by now, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain has some online features in the form of PVP invasion and Mother Base FOB construction. These require you to be online, and require that the servers...




This is why you should input a fake birthday in Metal Gear Solid V


Look how happy he is
Sep 03
 
Like a total chump I put in my real birthday date at the start of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, so I won't be seeing this extra for a while. If you did the same, you'll probably want to catch this Easter egg above --...




Spoiler: This final chapter was cut from Metal Gear Solid V


Watch it after you beat the game
Sep 03
 
Evidently, there's an extra chapter to Metal Gear Solid V that was cut from the game. It's not playable in any form, contains incomplete assets, and you can only watch it on the Blu-ray extra that was included with the S...




Kojima: 'I always felt that every chapter I made would be the last'


Director on Metal Gear Solid V
Sep 01
 
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain's director Hideo Kojima has done a "Debriefing" video timed with the release of his latest and, presumably, last entry in the series. And it appeared on Konami's channel, no less. (And Ko...




GMG finally has MGSV: The Phantom Pain (with a sweet discount)


Gallop into a 23% off deal
Sep 01
 
The verdicts are coming in, and Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is as good as we'd hoped for a potential last installment from Kojima. Those interested in the game can finally buy a copy at Green Man Gaming wit...




Video Review: Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain


Standing on the edge of the crater
Sep 01
 
In case you haven't seen Chris' written review of The Phantom Pain (or you're not fond of reading), I've prepared a relatively* spoiler-free video review of the long-awaited final(?) entry in the Metal Gear Solid series. *All gameplay footage is spoiler-free. All cutscene footage has been shown in previous trailers.




Very Quick Tips: Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain


Kaz Be Not Proud
Sep 01
 
Metal Gear Solid V, from a gameplay standpoint, is one of the most complex titles in the series. While it was fairly easy to understand the limited amount of gear you were provided with in past entries (everything was basical...




Kojima leaves P.T. Easter Egg in Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain


R.I.P.
Sep 01
 
A long time ago, when Hideo Kojima still worked at Konami and the world was ablaze with expectation about an all-new Silent Hill instalment, Kojima treated us to a brief Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain/P.T. cro...








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